One of Hawaii's oldest and most successful agricultural companies is implicated in a new report detailing immoral and potentially illegal labor practices involving a company that provides migrant Thai workers.
Responding to a Freedom of Information Act request, the Hawaii Land Use Commission has provided documents that show how land originally placed in the agricultural and conservation districts has been urbanized in the last half-century.
In the two weeks since a drilling rig exploded in the Gulf of Mexico, millions of gallons of oil have bubbled to the surface. How would Hawaii be affected if something similar happened in nearshore waters?
A proposed community in Central Oahu is the latest example of Hawaii's case-by-case approach to development in agricultural areas that has conservationists worried about our future prospects for food and fuel self-sufficiency.